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Transforming weapons to artupdated: Thu Mar 22 2012 09:40:00

Inside Africa chats with artist Goncalo Mabunda about transforming weapons into collective art.

Mozambique struggles with flooding after stormsupdated: Tue Jan 24 2012 14:52:00

Double-punched by two Indian Ocean storms, the southern African nation of Mozambique on Tuesday struggled with the destruction of a portion of its main national highway, cut-off communications and a reported death toll of 18, according to the nation's National Institute for Natural Disasters.

Prawns from Maputoupdated: Fri Nov 04 2011 06:08:00

From the sea to the plate, CNN's Nkepile Mabuse shows us how to enjoy prawns.

7 killed, nearly 300 wounded in Mozambique violenceupdated: Fri Sep 03 2010 08:09:00

Seven people have been killed and 294 injured in riots in the southern African nation of Mozambique, Deputy Justice Minister Alberto Nkutumula said Friday.

At least 1 dead in second day of Mozambique riotsupdated: Thu Sep 02 2010 15:47:00

At least one person was killed Thursday as riots in the southern African nation of Mozambique continued into a second day, Deputy Justice Minister Alberto Nkutumula said in a televised news conference.

At least 4 die in Mozambique food riotsupdated: Wed Sep 01 2010 20:57:00

At least four people died and 27 were wounded in riots that erupted Wednesday after Mozambique's government announced increases in the price of bread, water, energy and other critical goods, the southern African nation's official news agency reported.

Time.com: Zimbabweans Fleeing South Africaupdated: Fri May 23 2008 13:00:00

They fled poverty and violence. But now even the plight of their home country seems preferable to the anti-immigrant mobs

Vote recount under way in Zimbabweupdated: Sat Apr 19 2008 08:56:00

Zimbabwe officials on Saturday began recounting ballots from the country's disputed election in a move that could overturn a claimed victory by opponents to President Robert Mugabe.

Parreira handed S.A. work permit updated: Mon Feb 12 2007 13:57:00

South Africa's new coach, Carlos Alberto Parreira, was finally granted a work permit on Monday after an embarrasing spat between the government and the football chiefs hosting the 2010 World Cup.

Nigerian wins 2006 African journalist awardupdated: Sun Jul 16 2006 08:05:00

Nigerian journalist Shola Oshunkeye has been awarded the top prize at the CNN MultiChoice African Journalist 2006 Awards ceremony.

U.N.: Africa declares TB emergencyupdated: Fri Aug 26 2005 06:41:00

African health ministers have declared a tuberculosis emergency to muster greater political commitment to stop one of the continent's top killers, the United Nations' World Health Organization (WHO) said Friday.

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